The view from the bottom to the top, it’ll awe you into silence. The haze that those city lights need to shine through seems to add character and resonance. From the bottom the city is faceless, you can project yourself onto that empty canvas.
On Tuesday, a bonsai tree boldly went where no bonsai tree has gone before.
Azuma Makoto, a 38-year-old artist based in Tokyo, launched two botanical arrangements into orbit: “Shiki 1,” a Japanese white pine bonsai tree suspended from a metal frame, and an untitled arrangement of orchids, lilies, hydrangeas, and irises.